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Saschiz church tower
Saschiz church tower
Location of Saschiz
Location of Saschiz
Country  Romania
County Mureș County
Status Commune
 • Mayor Ovidiu Șoaita
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,048
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Saschiz (German: Keisd; Hungarian: Szászkézd, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsaːskeːsd]; Transylvanian Saxon dialect: Kisd) is a commune in Mureş County, Romania. It has a population of 2,048: 88% Romanians, 5% Germans, 4% Hungarians and 3% Roma. It is composed of three villages: Cloașterf, Mihai Viteazu (Zoltan until 1932) and Saschiz.

Saschiz, with its 15th-century church, is part of the villages with fortified churches in Transylvania, designated in 1999 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

In Romanian In German In Hungarian
Cloașterf Klosdorf Miklóstelke
Mihai Viteazu Zoltendorf Zoltán
Saschiz Keisd Szászkézd


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Coordinates: 46°11′N 24°58′E / 46.183°N 24.967°E / 46.183; 24.967